C. Narasimhan Ex.MP


Born in Tamil Nadu, in a family that relentlessly served the society for years, Mr. C. Narasimhan had the most positive influence at his very home. He graduated in Bachelors of Commerce from D.G. Vyshnav College, Chennai, during which time he served as President of the Students Congress exhibiting impressive performance and contributions.

A socially conscious entrepreneur by profession, former member of Lok Sabha (MP), philanthropist by nature, C. Narasimhan truly stands for empowering people. Unfazed by the stiff challenges that come with a humble origin, he worked industriously and diligently to an aggressive growth in the business world, yet maintaining his modesty. His sincere efforts bore fruits when he founded the successful Raasi Group of Companies in 1978. Head quartered in Bangalore, the group’s business span chemicals, solar power, insurance, IT sectors, to name a few. He is the Chairman of Raasi Group of Companies and is one of the leading Industrialist in South India.

He is indeed a Social Entrepreneurs as he believes that there is nothing more satisfactory than serving the needy, especially when the need it the most. No amount of success in his business or political career can be as fulfilling to him as providing for his people in their turbulent times. Despite knowing that these non-tangible rewards may easily go unnoticed, it does not seem to dampen his spirits. Some of his noteworthy services as a social entrepreneur includes, free health Insurance for the poor and Mother Teresa Insurance policy for 100,000 people in India. For SME level enterprises he launched the Industrial conclave and cluster units for SME.

Being a leading industrialist and serial businessman he has served in various industrial bodies in India such as Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), PHD Chambers, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Indo German Economic Forum and Indo Australian Chamber of Commerce. He is also the Director of SIPPO Ltd and Tan SIDCO Ltd. During his stint with various task forces of the Government of India, he co authored several IT and Commerce policies that have revolutionized the landscapes of the Nation today. He had the honor of representing the nation at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) He is currently the President of the Economic Wing of BJP, Tamil Nadu.

Despite his wide range of responsibilities he authored a book entitled “SOCIAL INNOVATOR which was pre launched by our Honorable Prime Minister Modi in 2014 Being a dynamic personality, with entrepreneurial, political and social services experience of over 34 years brings with him an immense knowledge about the Domestic & international business scenarios. His analytical skills and unique vision about the market strategies sets him apart. He epitomizes a true people’s leader i.e. accessible, amenable and modest as one of the longest serving leaders of Tamil Nadu.

Mr. C. Narasimhan is currently the President of the Economic Wing of BJP, Tamil Nadu. He attributes his success to his motto of being ‘Ethical, Modest and Simple’.